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The number of drugs that a medical examiner found in the body of Anna Nicole Smith during an autopsy. The drugs were:
• Avitan (lorazepam): anti-anxiety medication
• Cipro (ciprofloxacin): antibiotic
• Klonopin (clonazepam): anti-seizure medicine also used to treat anxiety
• Methadone: strong painkiller, often used to suppress withdrawal from heroin
• Noctec (chloral hydrate): sedative and sleeping medication
• Robaxin (methocarbamol): muscle relaxant
• Soma (meprobamate): muscle relaxant
• Topamax (topiramate): anti-seizure medication also used to treat migraines
• Tylenol (acetaminophen): pain reliever
• Valium (diazepam): anti-anxiety medication, also used as a sedative and to treat seizures
The medical examiner said she had also taken these substances around the time of her death:
• Benadryl (diphenhydramine): antihistamine
• Human growth hormone: touted as a muscle-building, weight-reducing agent
• Nicorette (nicotine polacrilex): used to quit smoking
• Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate): anti-viral medicine
• Vitamin B12: helps formation of red blood cells
— Associated Press

Funny how you don't hear anyone saying "How could this happen?" now.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:09am]

    

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